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Samuel J. Bunting

Getting PrEP to People by Training Entire Health Teams

Primary care providers need more education when it comes to PrEP, not only for them, but also for patients, who often think they need to see a specialist just to take this preventative medicine.

Justin Alves, RN, and Theresa Minukas, RN

Nurse-Led Program Bridges Gap Between HIV Diagnosis and Linkage to Care

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully utilizes nurses to engage HIV-positive patients in follow-up care regardless of the hospital department into which they've been admitted.

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At ANAC, Nurses Unpack the Importance of Emotional Intimacy in Providing High-Quality Care

Nurses spend more time with patients than any other member of the care team does, forging strong bonds that can be an asset when advocating for a patient's care, and a burden when coping with emotional fatigue and burnout.

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In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients' additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support....

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'Caring at Its Essence': HIV Nurses Recall Pivotal Moments With Patients

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, we asked HIV nurses to share a moment in which their unique perspective made a big difference in the care of a particular patient.

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The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video)

It may seem like common sense that seeing our HIV health care provider regularly is good for our health. But that doesn't stop many of us from skipping appointments. Recent research sought to determine exactly how important regular health care is for...